At Kinaxis, who we are is grounded in our common belief that people matter. Each one of us plays an important part in accomplishing our work, building our culture and making a global impact.

Every day, we’re empowered to work together to help our customers make fast, confident planning decisions. This is how we create a better planet – for each other, for our customers and for generations to come. Our cloud-based platform RapidResponse ensures that the products we need – everything from medicine and cars, to day-to-day items like toothpaste – make it to market and into our hands when we need them with minimal ecological footprint.

We make the world better, and you can too.

Software Developer, Java

Job location: Netherlands

About the role

The position of Java Software Developer offers an exciting opportunity to develop top software for a global cloud platform, gain high-tech experience, and develop your skillset in a professional and passionate software team. This role is part of MPO: MPO has joined Kinaxis®, the leading provider of supply chain planning software with applications covering supply, demand, inventory, sales and operations planning (S&OP).  Combined with MPO’s state-of-the-art Multi Party Orchestration and execution platform, this game-changing combination enables us to offer our customers a true end-to-end solution.

In this role, you will be part of a multi-functional Scrum team, in which you will be responsible for developing exciting new system features, technology innovations, and product quality improvements, based on the product roadmap and market demand. The software developments must be guided from start to finish, ensuring development and unit testing are complete. Additionally, you will perform code reviews of the changes your colleagues make. You must also ensure the product runs smoothly by fixing issues on time in business-critical situations.

What you will do

  • Create technical designs for the functional extensions and technical improvements
  • Develop functional extensions and technical improvements in Java.
  • Utilize generic Java frameworks like Wicket, Spring, and Hibernate
  • Analyze complex incidents, resolve findings, and implement structural improvements
  • Quality assurance, code reviewing, and automated unit testing
  • Document the delivered functionality
  • Actively participate to improve our team and our product

What we are looking for

We are in search of excellence. We are looking for a new colleague who is able to demonstrate his or her software engineering craftsmanship, will actively participate in a team of passionate colleagues, and who loves to work on a generic product delivered in a SaaS model. We seek self-starters who have a vision for cloud platform engineering and who want to take our product to the next level in architecture and code.

  • Master’s degree in software engineering, computer science, or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in developing complex Java applications
  • Experience with open source frameworks, including Spring and Hibernate
  • Experience with agile development methods & Test-Driven Development
  • Preferably, experience with DevOps and Micro-service architectures
  • Strong communication skills as well as a positive, customer-friendly attitude
  • Ability to plan one’s own activities and deliver on time and above expectation
  • Genuine passion for software development for a global cloud platform

What we have to offer

  • Challenging Work - We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
  • Great People - We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
  • Global Impact - As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each others’ differences, continuously strive for equality and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen. 

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